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King Salman meets Saraki, other world leaders in Jeddah

Senate President Bukola Saraki along with Presidents and heads of parliaments of other nations met with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at an annual reception in Jeddah.

Trump rebukes South Korea after North Korean bomb test

U.S. President Donald Trump admonished South Korea, a key ally, for what he termed a policy of “appeasement” after North Korea claimed to have tested an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile on Sunday.

Anambra guber: Groups reject Nwoye as APC candidate

Concerned groups of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected Hon. Tony Nwoye, who was elected the flag bearer of the party for the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election.

EFCC releases 103 high-profile cases to AGF

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has finally made the details of the high profile cases being handled by the anti-corruption agency available to the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice based on request.

We didn’t investigate Diezani in Senate – Makarfi

The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said the Senate Committee on Finance headed by him did not investigate a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in 2015.

Senate c’ttee vows to continue investigation into alleged N30tn revenue scam

The Chairman of the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has pledged the determination of the committee to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30tillion revenue scam in the import and export chain.

Sahara Reporters asks court to stop Saraki’s N4bn judgment claim

Sahara Reporters and its publishers, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, on Wednesday asked Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye of an Ilorin High Court to set aside his June 28, 2017 judgement against them.

Federal judge blocks Texas tough ‘sanctuary cities’ law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the states tough new' "sanctuary cities" law backed by the White House that would have allowed police to inquire about immigration status with jail time for not cooperating with federal immigration authorities.

As corruption tears police apart

This matter is like shouted to the ears of President Muhammadu Buhari who wants the rest of us to see him as a fighter of corruption and so it’s good to tell him that as a ‘physician’ he must heal himself.

Senator Kanti Bello’s death heavy loss to Nigeria – Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Kanti Bello, describing it as a heavy loss to the entire nation.

New rail’ll link Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara – Amaechi

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it would link Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states by rail in its ongoing railway modernisation project.

Fed govt to decide on ASUU’s demands as union shuns meeting

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who gave this indication in an interview with journalists on Tuesday, said the university lecturers had deliberated on the offers made to them by the government at a meeting on August 17.

Saraki, Ekweremadu mourns ex-Senator Kanti Bello

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, have expressed grief over the death of former Senate Chief Whip, Muhammad Kanti Bello, describing him as a courageous legislator.

Saraki off to Saudi Arabia for Hajj

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday night flew out of Abuja to Saudi Arabia to join the two million Muslim faithful gathered in the holy land for this year’s hajj.

Attack on me, attempt to dodge issues raised against IGP – Sen. Misau

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isha Misau, has declared that the attack on him is an attempt to dodge issues he raised about the police force.

Gov. Dickson urges police, senator to end feud

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson on Tuesday lamented the prolonged feud between the police and Senator Isa Misau over alleged corruption.

US agrees to sell arms to fight insurgency – Saraki

The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.

Police, senator face-off on corruption claims rages

Senator Isah Hamman Misau yesterday told the police to address the corruption issues he raised and stop diverting attention.

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NAF arrest 10 armed bandits in Kaduna

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